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National Grid pruning trees in Village of Lewiston
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:10 pm
The Village of Lewiston is informing residents National Grid contracted Don Warner/Lewis Tree Service Inc. to perform routine tree pruning.
Niagara County: 3 'different' events to partake in
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:05 pm
So, you're looking for something a little different to do this Saturday?
Lewiston Police Department: 'Invest in a Vest' continues
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:05 pm
Lewiston Police Department news finds the community's "Invest in a Vest" campaign is continuing.
Pugs on display
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 05:00 pm
It was a pugs gathering in Youngstown, as 22 area pugs and their owners recently assembled in the village for the holding of the fifth annual "Pug Picnic."
Obit: Rodney W. Norton
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 04:35 pm
Rodney W. Norton, the former co-owner of Island Auto Service on Grand Island, passed away peacefully at home Aug. 13, 2016.
Obit: Rhada Wiedemer-Beyer
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 04:35 pm
Rhada (née Tavernier) Wiedemer-Beyer, age 95, of Grand Island, died peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.
KC-135 simulator facility unveiled
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:30 pm
Elected officials and civic leaders gathered Tuesday morning at the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station to cut the ribbon for a new KC-135 flight simulator facility.
North Tonawanda: Council commends community response to arson
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
It's been a difficult few weeks in North Tonawanda, but Common Council members expressed their appreciation for the way the community responded to the unthinkable actions against Gratwick Hose Fire Company volunteer firefighter Kenneth Walker earlier this month.
Herschell to host history of the American carnival sideshow event
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
The Herschell Carrousel museum will host "Carrousel Chat: The History of the American Carnival Sideshow" from 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25, at 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda.
Wheatfield Family Picnic set for Sunday
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
The 38th annual Wheatfield Family Picnic is slated for Sunday, Aug. 21, at Fairmount Park, 3185 Stieg Road.
Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. to host community events
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 03:25 pm
The Cambria Volunteer Fire Co. is gearing up to host two community events this month.
'The Price is Right Live' sold out
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 02:35 pm
The Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, announces tickets for "The Price is Right Live," scheduled for Oct. 4, are now sold out.
2 weeks, 2 unique events at Gardens of Compassion
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:30 am
Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. and St. James United Methodist Church in Niagara Falls are presenting the final two special community events at the Gardens of Compassion, on Wednesdays, Aug. 24 and 31.
Boating safety for you and your pet
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:20 am
With boating season in high gear it's a good time for a little refresher on pet-friendly boating to ensure your little one is safe.
Rend Collective announces 'Campfire II: Simplicity,' available this November
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:15 am
Irish worship band Rend Collective has announced "Campfire II: Simplicity," set to release this November.
Mouth-watering dishes celebrating summer's bounty on new episodes of 'The Chew'
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:15 am
Daytime Emmy Award-winning "The Chew's" co-hosts celebrate the summer with tempting treats, trending dishes, sublime sandwiches and much more.
Ceretto secures additional funding for Niagara Falls city schools
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:15 am
Assemblyman John Ceretto, D-Lewiston, has secured an additional $150,000 in discretionary funding for the Niagara Falls City School District.
Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt looks to go out golden
Fri, Aug 19th 2016 10:10 am
NBC's primetime coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad continues Friday at 8 p.m. ET/PT, and features what could be eight-time gold medalist Usain Bolt's last career Olympic race, as he anchors Jamaica's 4x100m relay team.
Fort Niagara: Living history, night battle, bagpipes and more at War of 1812 Encampment
Thu, Aug 18th 2016 05:45 pm
Old Fort Niagara will present its final re-enactment of the season, War of 1812 Encampment, on Sept. 3-4, when the fort's staff, volunteers and 150 regional re-enactors will present history demonstrations from the War of 1812 for visitors to our National Historic Landmark.
Rio Olympics: Usain Bolt's quest for 3rd consecutive 200-meter Olympic title, team gold highlight Thursday/Friday coverage
Thu, Aug 18th 2016 04:45 pm
NBC's primetime coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad continues at 8 p.m. ET/PT Thursday, and features defending two-time champion Usain Bolt and American LaShawn Merritt, who won a bronze medal last Sunday in the 400m, in the men's 200m gold medal final.
Niagara County Democratic Chairman Nicholas Forester endorses Assemblyman Ceretto
Thu, Aug 18th 2016 03:50 pm
Chairman Nick Forester of the Niagara County Democratic Party has officially endorsed incumbent Assemblyman John D. Ceretto for New York State Assembly.
VIDEO, PHOTOS: Styx at Artpark
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:35 pm
Iconic arena rock act Styx brought five decades of hit songs to Artpark, headlining the "Tuesday in the Park" concert. Western New York's favorite female guitar virtuoso, Maria Aurigema, opened for Styx.
New shows announced for Seneca Resorts & Casinos
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:15 pm
A year of top-notch entertainment continues at Seneca Resorts & Casinos, with a diverse lineup of new shows announced for both Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls and Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino in Salamanca.
Ortt pushes for business-friendly bill to cut 'red tape'
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:15 pm
New York State Sen. Rob Ortt, R-C-I-North Tonawanda, joined local business advocates and employees of Audubon Machinery at the North Tonawanda factory Wednesday to push for his proposed Red Tape Reduction Act, which would cut red tape and allow businesses to thrive.
UB pharmacy school, Mallinckrodt partner to provide 20,000 drug disposal pouches to WNY community
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 09:10 pm
To help families discard their old or unwanted medicine, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals will partner to distribute 20,000 Deterra Drug Deactivation Systems to the Western New York community.
NBC ranks No. 1 in primetime for 50th consecutive Olympic night
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:55 pm
NBC Olympics' exclusive and unprecedented multi-platform coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympics continues to dominate the competition.
2016 Niagara County Peach Festival 'Taste Off' Sept. 10
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:50 pm
The Niagara County Peach Festival "Taste Off" recipe contest will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, on the stage at Academy Park in Lewiston.
Rio Olympics: Biles golden once more, Walsh Jennings and Ross upset
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:50 pm
Day 11 was highlighted by women's gymnastics, with "Final Five" teammates Simone Biles and Aly Raisman capturing gold and silver, respectively, in the floor exercise. Biles has collected five medals in Rio, four gold, including in the all-around competition, while Raisman has three.
Promoting the Lewiston Jazz Festival
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:10 pm
Jon Summers from WKBW-TV Channel 7's "AM Buffalo" visited the Barton Hill Hotel & Spa in Lewiston Wednesday to film segments about the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival. The TV segments will air this Friday and next Wednesday.
See you on the dance floor: 'Silent Disco' to be held at Artpark
Wed, Aug 17th 2016 03:00 pm
Artpark & Company and SE2 will present a "Silent Disco" on Thursday, Aug. 25, featuring Buffalo DJ ABCDJ. The event will take place on the Mainstage Theater terrace from 6-10 p.m.
Celebrities take center stage in the kitchens of their favorite restaurants on 'Star Plates'
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:25 pm
The "Star Plates" celebrities, including Erin Andrews, Colin Hanks, Alyson Hannigan, Mindy Kaling, Minka Kelly and Busy Philipps, are thrown into the fire.
Assembly candidate Morinello denounces proposed pay increase for legislators, pledges any raise to charity
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:20 pm
Angelo Morinello, candidate for the State Assembly's 145th District, announced today that he will neither support nor accept any pay increase if elected.
Trans-Siberian Orchestra returning to Buffalo
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:20 pm
Paul O'Neill launched a project in 1996 that, over the past 20 years, has become a critically acclaimed, multiplatinum musical powerhouse: Trans-Siberian Orchestra.
This snake has wings: Local vets bring Cobra helicopter, shot down in Vietnam, to Tonawanda
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 05:15 pm
A group of area Vietnam veterans plan to bring a workhorse combat helicopter -one that was actually shot down in combat in Vietnam - to Tonawanda, with a groundbreaking and dedication ceremony Wednesday morning.
Ellicott Development Plaza: Village of Lewiston takes no action on SEQR
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 03:40 pm
The Village of Lewiston Board took no action Monday on the State Environmental Quality Review of Ellicott Development's plan to build a 4.1-acre mixed-use plaza on Center, North Eighth and Onondaga streets.
Rio Olympics: U.S. athletes come up short Monday
Tue, Aug 16th 2016 10:00 am
Day 10 on NBC was highlighted by Team USA's Allyson Felix winning silver in the women's 400m, and becoming the most decorated woman in U.S. track and field history with seven career medals. Shaunae Miller of the Bahamas narrowly bested Felix, diving through the finish line to earn gold in the event.
Rio Olympics: Allyson Felix, 'Final Five,' Kerri Walsh Jennings & April Ross in action Monday, Tuesday
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 04:20 pm
NBC's primetime coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad continues Monday at 8 p.m., and features gold medal finals in gymnastics, as all-around gold medalist Simone Biles seeks her fourth gold medal in Rio in the women's balance beam, alongside U.S. teammate Laurie Hernandez.
Mercy Flight Western New York officially active in Town of Niagara
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 03:15 pm
Officials from the Town of Niagara, Mercy Flight Western New York and Niagara County gathered for a press conference Monday morning to discuss the new, five-year ambulance services contract between the town and the company.
Arts Services Initiative of WNY announces 2017 community arts, arts education, and individual artist grants available for Erie, Niagara counties
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 03:00 pm
Arts Services Initiative of Western New York recently announced the application process for New York State Council on the Arts Decentralization regrants (NYSCA Department of Environmental Conservation) in Erie and Niagara counties, with a new online application process and expanded arts education eligibility to include after-school programs.
Niagara University camp enhances literacy skills of children in Niagara Falls
Mon, Aug 15th 2016 02:40 pm
The Primary Enhancement Program is a collaborative effort between NU's College of Education and the Niagara Falls City School District.